Latest News for: Mozart operas


The Met Live comes to the Lensic with ‘The Magic Flute’

Albuquerque Journal 28 May 2023
One of opera's most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years – a daring vision of Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)" by renowned English director Simon McBurney ... A Wall Street Journal critic declared it "the best production I've ever witnessed of Mozart's opera.".

Requiem review – Mozart meets stomping South African movement

The Guardian 28 May 2023
Leeds Grand theatre A double bill from Phoenix Dance Theatre and Opera North contrasts Mozart’s wretched souls with Neo Muyanga’s After Party – two very different ways of dealing with death The “after tears” party is a new way of mourning the dead in South Africa, young people ...

The week in classical: Wozzeck; Don Giovanni – Christian Gerhaher and Anja Kampe thrill in ...

The Guardian 27 May 2023
Royal Opera House, London; Glyndebourne, East Sussex Direction and music are as one in Deborah Warner’s gripping new Royal Opera production, while a fine young cast redeems thoughtful if low-key Mozart Spinning in its ...

Middletown concert association to host Mozart's opera 'Don Giovanni' June 4

Middletown Press 26 May 2023
This professional production features singers who have been seen at The Met, European opera houses and beyond ... .

Review: ‘Primary Trust’ Is One of NYC’s Best New Plays, Mai Tais Included

The Daily Beast 26 May 2023
In the title role of Mozart’s 1787 opera, Peter Mattei plays the seethingly comical and also not-comical heartbreaker, aided by his hapless buddy-meets-henchman Leporello (bass-baritone Adam Plachetka) ... Peter Mattei, left, as Don Giovanni and Federica Lombardi as Donna Anna in Mozart's "Don Giovanni.". Karen Almond / Met Opera.

Così fan tutte at the Gaiety: Mozart’s clickbait opera doesn’t translate to an Irish landscape

Irish Independent 24 May 2023
The title of Mozart’s 1790 opera translates as “women are like that”, Lorenzo da Ponte’s Italian libretto providing a bit of ...

Don Giovanni review – obsession, distress and danger in uneven new production

The Guardian 21 May 2023
Each age sees its concerns reflected in Mozart ’s Don Giovanni, more acutely, perhaps, than in any other opera ... Clément acknowledges that this most complex of operas admits a multiplicity of interpretations, and she is often far from simplistic in ...

Così Fan Tutte review: Captivating singing, sparky music and superb comic timing

The Irish Times 20 May 2023
Irish National Opera’s clever, laugh-out-loud production, directed by Polly Graham, relocates the story from 18th-century Naples to an Irish big house in 1914 ... Molloy as Alfonso in Irish National Opera's production ... National Opera House, Wexford.

Area Arts and Entertainment News

The Daily Star 20 May 2023
Exhibit opening. COOPERSTOWN — Fenimore Art Museum will present the photography of Stephen Wilkes in his exhibit “Day to Night,” from May 20 to Sept. 10 ... Wilkes (b ... to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday ... Opera screening. ONEONTA — “Don Giovanni,” composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be the next live high definition screening by the Metropolitan Opera ... .

One man band: Smithfield musician creates instrument workshop after suffering a stroke

HJ News 20 May 2023
Growing up in Europe, Webb said he was always surrounded by the classical sounds of Mozart and Beethoven. Additionally, one of the military bases Webb lived on was near an opera house. Walking home from elementary school, Webb said he would take the long way so he could walk by the opera house and listen to the music being performed ... ....

So much to do this weekend

Independent online (SA) 20 May 2023
Markets. Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market. (today) The market offers fresh produce, arts and craft, clothing and jewellery, artisanal food and live entertainment. From 7am to 1pm. Also trades on the last Sunday of each month, from 8am to 1pm. Musgrave Market ... The Royal Opera’s performance of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro on May 22 at 6pm ... Playhouse Opera.

"It's my favourite place in the world"

RNZ 19 May 2023
This month Natalie is conducting NZ Opera’s latest production - Mozart’s relationship drama, Così fan tutte ... Cate Blanchett how to direct an orchestra and about the unique position she occupies when conducting an opera performance ... NZ Opera. Mozart.

Rebel, rapist, libertine or libertarian? Staging Mozart’s Don Giovanni

The Guardian 19 May 2023
Mozart’s anti-hero can be many things, just as his opera can be read on multiple levels ... Analysing the piece and exposing the various theories and interpretations of Da Ponte’s libretto and Mozart’s music? It would take more than a page in the Guardian, and it’s the job of academics.

Mozart’s Serenade review: A glorious showcase for CSO, Riccardo Muti

Chicago Sun-Times 19 May 2023
<img class="Image" alt="A seated maestro Riccardo Muti conducts the 13 musicians for Mozart’s Serenade in B-flat Major, K ... Opening the program was the compact Overture to Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa’s opera, “Il matrimonio segreto (The Secret Marriage),” which premiered two months after Mozart’s death in 1791.

100 years ago in Spokane: The deputy shot by a San Quentin escapee shared how it felt – and his desire for justice

The Spokesman-Review 19 May 2023
Dick Cashatt, the Spokane County deputy who was shot by escaped convict George P. Burt, said he would “give anything to go to Des Moines and bring those fellows back.”. That probably wasn’t going to happen, for two reasons ... The program included soprano Anne Roselle, for the Metropolitan Opera, who sang arias by Mozart, Leoncavallo and Verdi ... .

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